Regular, free pet care news & advice
We hope you enjoy reading our wide range of pet care news and advice that’s free & updated monthly. In the articles below you’ll find preventative healthcare advice, as well as seasonal, local, and practical tips on how to keep your pets healthy and happy. If you’d like us to email you whenever we update the news then simply sign up below.
Don’t forget that if you have a specific query you can always contact our vets or nursing team.
Puppy chewing – your questions answered
Nicola Armstrong anticipates your pain and answers the common questions on puppies’ chewing phase.
10 truths all cat owners will understand
Even if your cat seems on its finest form a check-up in Glasgow wouldn’t go amiss.
Help, my cat is having kittens! Read our pregnancy advice
What should you do if you think your cat could be pregnant? The Avenues Vets’ head nurse has some helpful advice.
How long dogs are pregnant and tell-tale symptoms
Our head vet Nicola Armstrong, has answered some frequently asked questions about dog pregnancy in our article.
Advice on guinea pig breeding from Avenues Vets
When breeding guinea pigs, time is of the essence for females. Learn why leaving the first pregnancy too late is risky.
Causes of car travel sickness in dogs and remedies
Nicola explains the symptoms of motion sickness and how to help your dog cope with car travel.
Use The Avenues Vets’ list to beat the Guinea Pig Holiday Blues
Knowing what care your guinea pig needs when you’re away can help them beat the holiday blues. Read our advice.
How to find the right cat sitter in Lanarkshire
If you’ve booked a summer holiday but haven’t sorted your cat’s care, read our advice.
Flystrike and other summer risks for rabbits & guinea pigs
Guinea pig and rabbit owners can get clued-up with Linsey’s advice on flystrike and other summer risks.
Beware of five common summer dog diseases
Some dog diseases are more common over the summer. Nicola explains how to spot and prevent them.